Best Turkey Meatballs Recipe

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best turkey meatballs recipe Best Turkey Meatballs RecipeListed below are the ingredients and directions for making turkey meatballs. I have tried many different recipes, but this is by far the best turkey meatballs recipe I have ever used. And not only is it delicious, it is also extremely healthy. With the combination of its high source of protein and its array of vitamins and minerals including iron, zinc, potassium, selenium, vitamin B6, niacin, and tryptophan, consuming lean ground turkey is a great addition to most diets. If possible, although slightly more expensive, it is best to consume grass fed organic turkey. These birds will have much greater health benefits without all the antibiotics and hormones. Other health benefits in this delicious turkey meatballs recipe come from the onions, garlic, mushroom, oat bran, flaxseed, and eggs. Onions and garlic will help in fighting infections and cancer, and they contain flavanoids to help prevent heart disease. Button mushrooms have been found to benefits the immune system and heart health, protects against cancer, and contains vitamins C, D, and B and minerals magnesium, selenium, iron, phosphorous, potassium and zinc. Oat bran helps lower cholesterol, prevent cardiovascular disease, and helps prevent constipation. Flaxseed also has numerous benefits and is one of the best foods you can eat. Flaxseeds are great sources of omega 3 fatty acids which helps reduce inflammation in the body.They are also found to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol as well as blood pressure and are a great source of lingans, which is the fiber found in flaxseed shown to promote digestio0n and play in role in the prevention of breast cancer. Finally, benefits of eggs include being a great source of protein, choline (a nutrient that helps regulate the brain, nervous system, and cardiovascular system), and vitamin D (one of the few foods to contain vitamin D). They also have shown to prevent breast cancer as well as promote healthy hair and nails. And despite popular belief that eggs raise cholesterol, it is being shown that eggs actually do not have a negative effect on cholesterol. Now that you know all the great health benefits of this recipe, now you can make it and enjoy it!

The directions for making the best turkey meatballs recipe is below!

Ingredients For Turkey Meatballs:
  1. 1-1.5 lbs extra lean ground turkey
  2. ½ onion, minced
  3. 5 cloves garlic, minced
  4. ½ cup mushrooms, minced
  5. 1/3 cup oat bran (quick oats)
  6. 2 tbsp flaxseed
  7. 2 egg whites (or 1 whole egg)
  8. 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  9. 8 cups pasta sauce (home-made or store bought)
  10. Salt and pepper to taste (optional)

 

Directions For Cooking Turkey Meatballs:

  1. In a large pot, simmer pasta sauce
  2. In a large bowl combine remaining ingredients until all ingredients are well combined
  3. Heat olive oil (enough to lightly coat the skillet—about 2 tablespoons) in large skillet
  4. Form turkey mixture into meatballs and place in skillet—cook both sides until lightly browned (don’t worry about cooking all the way through)–a few minutes on each side
  5. Place all meatballs in simmering pasta sauce and cook for approximately 45 minutes

 

And there you have it! Enjoy the best turkey meatballs recipe ever and let us know what you think!

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